CDFW News | Cannabis Regulators to Host Technical Assistance Workshop and Community Presentation in Humboldt County

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Cannabis Regulators to Host Technical Assistance Workshop and Community Presentation in Humboldt County

Who: The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW), the California Department of Cannabis Control (DCC) and the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB).

What: A technical assistance workshop on cannabis and a community presentation on the Redwood Creek watershed.

When: Thursday, August 18, 2022. One-on-one Tech Support Workshop appointments can be scheduled from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The workshop will be followed by a community presentation from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Where: Beginnings, 5 Cemetery Road in Redway.

Why: The technical assistance workshop will provide cannabis growers, consultants, non-profit organizations and local tribes the opportunity to speak to cannabis regulatory agencies about project-specific issues, compliance and market opportunities. cannabis subsidy program. Afterwards, CDFW, DCC and SWRCB will present information on a variety of topics, including how growers can help protect fish during another year of unprecedented drought. Redwood Creek contains habitat for many endangered species, including coho salmon and rainbow trout. The presence of cool, clear, flowing water during the months of August and September is essential for the survival of juvenile salmonids. Scientists are concerned that summer flows are affected by multiple small water diversions which, when considered together, can have a cumulative negative effect during periods of low summer flow.

How: One-on-one Technical Assistance Workshop meetings can be scheduled by emailing [email protected] Scheduled meetings are recommended, but walk-ins are also welcome. Be sure to include “Redway” in the subject line of the email and include your preferred time and subject in the message. The community presentation is open to all community members and no reservations are required.

For more information on becoming a licensed commercial cannabis producer, visit the DCC website at cannabis.ca.gov, call (844) 61-CA-DCC (844-612-2322) or email email [email protected]

To learn more about CDFW’s cannabis program, visit wildlife.ca.gov/cannabis or email [email protected] For more details on CDFW’s cannabis grant program, visit wildlife.ca.gov/cannabisgrants.

To learn more about the SWRCB’s role in licensing cannabis cultivation, visit waterboards.ca.gov/cannabis. For assistance with compliance with the Water Quality Division’s General Cannabis Cultivation Order, email [email protected] or call (916) 341 -5580. For compliance assistance regarding the Water Rights Division Small Irrigation Use Registration, email [email protected] or call (916) 319 -9427.

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Media Contact:
Janice Mackey, CDFW Communications, (916) 207-7891

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